Time, Space, and the Market : Retroscapes Rising
A study of retroscapes, commercial environments that evoke past times and places, a ubiquitous manifestation of modern marketing. It covers an array of retailing milieux, in a number of different countries, at a variety of spatial scales, and from various evaluative perspectives, both pro and con.
- Hardback | 360 pages
- 162.1 x 233.2 x 24.9mm | 657.72g
- 27 Jun 2003
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- halftones, figures, tables, references, index
Table of contents
Introduction: Boats Against the Current 1. No Then There: Of Time, Space, and the Market, Stephen Brown Part I. Micro Retroscapes 2. Bespectacled and Bespoken: Gazing from Throne Zone to 5:00 and Head, John F. Sherry, Jr. 3. The Sims and Retro Future, Russell W. Belk 4. Corsets, Silk Stockings and Evening Suits: Retro Shops and Retro Junkies, Christina Goulding 5. Comeback for the Craic: A Literary Pub Crawl, Anthony Patterson and Stephen Brown 6. Allegorizing the Demise of a Utopian Retroscape: Every Piano Tells a Story, Pauline Maclaran Part II. Meso Retroscapes 7. Roadside Retroscape: History and the Marketing of Tourism in the Middle of Nowhere, Maura Troester 8. Huntington Beach: The (Re?)Making of Surf City, Hope Schau 9. Travels in Retroreality, Aedh Aherne 10. Time Travels in Retrospace: Unpacking my Grandfather's Trunk - Some Introspective Recollections of Life on the Brule, Morris B. Holbrook 11. The Moment of Infinite Fire, Rob Kozinets Part III. Macro Retroscapes 12. The Lure of Paradise: Marketing the Retro-escape of Hawaii, Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder 13. Contemporary Haute Cuisine in France: When French Chefs are Paying Their Tribute to the Past, Patrick Hetzel 14. Retrospecting Retroscapes: Form and Function, Content and Context, Janeen Arnold Costa and Gary J. Bamossy 15. The Catalog and the Web Page: An Existential Tension? Alladi Venkatesh 16. Once Upon a Marketplace, Stephen Brown Conclusion: What Time Is This Place? 17. What's Past Is Prologue: Retroscapes in Retrospect, John F. Sherry, Jr.